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Palm Beach County, FL

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Palm Beach/ Boca Raton, FL

Serving Palm Beach, FL families, Anxiety Institute specializes in providing effective and lasting treatment for adolescents and young adults struggling with anxiety and OCD. Our single-point focus ensures expert care using research-backed, medically-grounded techniques. Our highly trained professionals use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as the foundation, enhanced by daily Exposure Therapy for long-lasting results.

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Anxiety Institute

2300 Glades Road, Suite 350E
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Approximately 44 min (29.4 mi) via Florida’s Tpke from Palm Beach County, FL

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Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

About Anxiety Institute

Conveniently located between the Florida Turnpike and I-95, our office at 2300 Glades Road hosts convenient parking and proximity to retail locations including the Town Center.

Our Programs

Intensive Day Program

Holistic, Evidence-Based Approach for Ages 13-25 addressing OCD, anxiety, and related disorders, our intensive program offers daily individual therapy and exposure coaching sessions utilizing CBT.

Our exposure coaches help desensitize anxiety reactions, both on and off-site. Engage in daily group therapy with supportive peers and benefit from our Wellness Program’s diverse offerings like yoga, art, and music. Parents are essential, and we empower them with coaching and education for lasting recovery.

Our concentrated intensive outpatient program occurs Monday through Friday, over a 6-12 week time frame, depending on the severity of symptoms. Each day consists of four hours of targeted individual and group work.

Individual Therapy

Tailored one-on-one therapy for anxiety and OCD sufferers, led by specialists trained in leading-edge protocols.

We employ a multi-faceted approach rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as alternative therapeutic modalities to address your anxiety and OCD challenges. Our state-of-the-art technology supports your treatment plan, featuring bio-feedback mechanisms, immersive virtual reality experiences, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.

Parent Coaching Services

Anxiety Institute provides a customized coaching service that empowers you to help your anxious child build resilience and self-assurance.

Our approach shifts your focus from mere accommodation of your child’s anxiety to a proactive strategy built on effective support. Learn to dismantle cycles of accommodation and avoidance while enhancing family relations. Our techniques are grounded in the clinically-approved SPACE treatment model from The Yale Child Study Center and offer tailored solutions for your family’s unique needs.

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Staff Highlight

Blaise Amendolace, PsyD
Clinical Director

Palm Beach/ Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Blaise Amendolace joins Anxiety Institute with over 15 years of experience serving in the roles of Clinical Director, Assessment Coordinator, and Training Coordinator, with expertise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a highly specialized subcategory of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Additionally, he serves as a Board member of the OCD Central and South Florida affiliate of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). His experience included a wide variety of work environments that focused on teens and young adults, enabling him to master effective techniques for treating a range of anxiety disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

From the Team in Palm Beach County, FL...

“Beyond grateful for all you and the team have done to help (our daughter). There is an extra bounce in her step today, something I haven’t seen in a very very long time. She is proud of her achievement and told me she hasn’t felt this happy in forever. Wanted you to know that and express my appreciation.”

A Parent of an Anxiety Institute Teen

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Palm Beach County, FL

Palm Beach County, FL

Palm Beach, FL is a barrier island town located on the southeastern coast of Florida, adjacent to the city of West Palm Beach. Known for its affluence, luxury, and opulent estates, Palm Beach is a favored destination for the wealthy, and is a hub of social and philanthropic activity. The area is famous for Worth Avenue, an upscale shopping district, and The Breakers, a historic luxury resort. The town is a mix of seasonal and permanent residents, many of whom enjoy amenities like high-end golf courses, private clubs, and pristine beaches.

The demographics of Palm Beach are generally older and wealthier compared to the broader region. A significant number of families have generational wealth, and the area is noted for its philanthropic endeavors and social events. Although the town doesn’t attract as many young families as other Florida cities might, it remains an important center of cultural and social life for the older population, particularly during the winter “season.”

Mental health services and resources do exist in the community, although they are often private and geared towards a clientele that can afford more specialized care. While the focus might not be on the challenges faced by young families, the town does put an emphasis on lifestyle management and overall well-being, often with a focus on anti-aging, stress management, and general wellness.

As a coastal town, Palm Beach has an intimate relationship with its surrounding ecosphere, including the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Environmental preservation efforts, such as sea turtle rescue programs and beach cleanup initiatives, do exist, but these often play second fiddle to the human-centric luxuries and amenities that define the area.

Palm Beach County, FL Statistics:

3rd most populous county in Florida

Population under 18: 



164 Public Schools
110 Private Schools
9 Colleges/Universities